Nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride; negotiations fail
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:31
Nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride; negotiations fail By Steve Holland CAPE ELIZABETH Maine (Reuters) - A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine's order  read more
Elusive Pennsylvania ambush suspect captured, ending manhunt
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:05
Elusive Pennsylvania ambush suspect captured, ending manhunt By Joe McDonald BLOOMING GROVE Pa. (Reuters) - The survivalist suspected of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper and seriously wounding a second officer in a sniper attack in September was taken into  read more
National Guard heads to Hawaii town threatened by river of lava
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:01
National Guard heads to Hawaii town threatened by river of lava By Karin Stanton PAHOA Hawaii (Reuters) - A contingent of National Guard troops was dispatched to a Hawaii town on Thursday to provide security to the Big Island community threatened by a river of  read more
Tuesday's elections will be landmark for conservation
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:32
Tuesday's elections will be landmark for conservation GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Voters across the nation are deciding whether to set aside billions of dollars for parks and preservation in what some environmentalists are calling one of the most  read more
At least two feared dead in Wichita airport crash
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:20
At least two feared dead in Wichita airport crash WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Officials say at least two people are dead after a small plane reported losing engine power and crashed into a building at a Kansas airport.  read more
Longtime Boston Mayor Thomas Menino dies at 71
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:10
Longtime Boston Mayor Thomas Menino dies at 71 BOSTON (Reuters) - Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, has died at age 71 from cancer, a former spokesman said on Thursday.  read more